2-10-1, 6.5 GB
First baseman Ian Gac (.229/.341/.371) hit his first home run of the winter on Sunday afternoon. The Seattle native was 1-for-3 with a pair of RBI.
DH K.C. Herren tripled for his only hit in four at bats. It was his second triple of the winter.
A Jose Marte error led to three unearned runs in 1 2/3 innings. The reliever gave up two hits, walked one, and struck out two.
4-1, 0.0 GB
Brandon Boggs was 1-for-5 with a pair of strikeouts on Sunday.
DH Jason Botts – who was 0-for-4 – also struck out twice.
Salomon Manriquez, who spent his 2007 season with Double-A Frisco but is a minor league free agent, was 2-for-5 in his first game of the winter for the Magallanes.
Another free-agent-to-be – RHP Kendy Batista – struck out one in 1 1/3 hitless innings. Batista has appeared in three of La Guaira's last four games and has yet to allow a hit or a walk.
Begins October 17
Joaquin Arias, SS, Orientales
Omar Beltre, RHP, Este
Joaquin Benoit, RHP, Aguilas Cibaenas
Nelson Cruz, OF, Cibao
Frank Francisco, RHP, Licey
Freddy Guzman, OF, Escogido
Robinson Tejeda, RHP, Aguilas Cibaenas
Edinson Volquez, RHP, Este
Bill White, LHP, Este
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